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2015/2016 Spanish Primera División
  • Kevin Gameiro (75' PEN, 80')
  • Luis Hernández (74')

Sevilla FC 2-0 Sporting Gijon

Kevin Gameiro scored a late brace to give Sevilla a deserved 2-0 home win over Sporting Gijon.
After Luis Hernandez was dismissed Gameiro slammed home a penalty, and five minutes later he turned in a cross from Yevhen Konoplyanka to seal the points.
Unai Emery's side move up to seventh in the Primera Division table thanks to their sixth consecutive home win in the league, while Sporting are 15th, four points above the relegation zone.
This was a dominant performance from the hosts, who are now unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions, and they also beat Juventus 1-0 on Tuesday to qualify for the Europa League.
They could have taken the lead as early as the third minute, when Ever Banega's shot from the edge of the area whistled wide of the post.
They had to wait until late on to finally find a way through, which came when Hernandez tugged Fernando Llorente's shirt in the box.
The defender was shown his second yellow card in conceding the penalty, and when Gameiro powered in from the spot it seemed clear there was only going to be one winner.
Gameiro made sure there was no late surprise for Sevilla by nodding in Konoplyanka's cross.
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Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 24 +38 54
2 Atletico Madrid 24 +17 47
3 Real Madrid 24 +12 45
4 Sevilla FC 24 +10 37
5 Getafe 24 +9 36
6 Alavés 24 -3 36
7 Real Sociedad 24 +5 34
8 Real Betis 24 -3 33
9 Valencia 24 +4 32
10 Eibar 24 -1 31
11 Levante 24 -7 30
12 Leganes 24 -5 29
13 Espanyol 24 -10 29
14 Athletic Bilbao 23 -5 27
15 Girona 24 -9 27
16 Real Valladolid 24 -10 26
17 Celta Vigo 24 -7 24
18 Villarreal 24 -5 23
19 Rayo Vallecano 24 -14 23
20 Huesca 23 -16 18